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No Regret (2006)

Huhwihaji anha (original title)
Sumin is an orphan trying to balance work in a factory with study at an art college and an evening job. One night, a rich young businessman makes an advance on him during one of his driving... See full summary »

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Song Jae-min (as Han Lee)
Young-hoon Lee ...
Lee Su-min
Hyeon-cheol Jo ...
Jung-tae
Dong-wook Kim ...
Ga-ram
Seung-kil Jeong ...
Madame
Hwa-yeong Kim ...
Jae-min's mother
Seung-cheol Lee ...
Jae-min's father
Jeong-hwa Kim ...
Hyun-woo
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Doo-yeong Choi
Ik-joon Yang
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Sumin is an orphan trying to balance work in a factory with study at an art college and an evening job. One night, a rich young businessman makes an advance on him during one of his driving jobs. They meet again the next day: it is during a round of redundancy cuts at the factory where Sumin refuses an attempt by a man (who is in fact the boss' son Jaemin) to save his job. Eventually, Sumin is seduced into working as a prostitute in an up-market boy-brothel as Jaemin's obsession with him grows, leaving Jaemin helpless in the face of his overwhelming desire. This is a film of bold sexuality, where unexpected passion, desire and misunderstandings wreak havoc of an operatic intensity. Written by London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

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Divided by Class, United by Passion.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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16 November 2006 (South Korea)  »

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No Regret  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,181 (USA) (25 July 2008)

Gross:

$14,620 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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Gave me "the goosebump experience"
8 July 2007 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie gave me one of those very rare and difficult to describe experiences, where I was completely riveted during the film, then literally ecstatic afterward thanks to the artistic brilliance on display here. I saw it at the San Francisco Frameline film festival 6/07. Maybe my experience was personal, and maybe I just enjoyed the movie more than anyone in the audience that night, I really can't say. But wow! I wanted to jump for joy when it was over. So unique, inventive, fascinating, unexpected, beautifully acted (beautiful in all senses of the word), and with direction so insanely brilliant it was a gift to this movie lover. There are some great films coming out of S. Korea; this is one. See it if you can.


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